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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2301 / 73.105

Norfolk status
Fairly widespread.
Unmistakable chocolate-brown moth with characteristic 'bird's-wing' shaped mark on forewings when at rest.
Broadleaved woodland, scrub, heathland and parks.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
23/08/2023128TF63Hunstanton
19/08/2023127TG11Costessey
15/08/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
13/08/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
13/08/2023128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 16mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Docks, Sorrel, Knotgras
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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